Join us throughout the Easter Holidays, there’s so much to see and do!
Free Family Fun Activities
24th March – 15th April daily.
Throughout the Easter holidays you can explore Bodmin Keep, and enjoy free fun activities inside the museum. We’re open every day between the 24th March and the 15th April, with daily activities including:
Easter Egg Trail
Military dressing up
‘Make and take’ craft activities
Play the bugle & drum
Fun family trail and quiz
Camouflage Face Painting
7th April – 15th April daily.
Historic Gun Handling Sessions
30th March – 15th April, 11:30 & 14:30 daily.
Our special Gun Handling Sessions are an excellent opportunity for children and adults alike to get hands on with the collection and learn about the historic weaponry used throughout hundreds of years of battle, and the innovations and pitfalls of firearms throughout the ages. Discover one of the finest collections of weaponry in the South West and get up close and personal with the museum’s impressive armoury right here in Bodmin Keep, the former home of the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry Regiment.
Survival & Bushcraft Day with Footsteps of Discovery Survival & Bushcraft School
Thursday 12th of April, 11:00 – 15:00.
Survival & Bushcraft (Team Building) Activities
Footsteps of Discovery have been conducting successful events with a Survival & Bushcraft theme for over a decade. The Instructors made up predominantly of ex-military personnel, and their events have something for everyone.
About the Instructor:
Spanner Manley was the first recruit to the Light Infantry regiment in 1968, and left in 2002 as a Major. He has spent the last 20 years teaching survival techniques to all arms of the services, spending over 3 years as a jungle warfare instructor, and has worked in the jungles of Belize, Kenya, and in particular Brunei.
Spanner was awarded the MBE in 1993 for his work with youngsters in Northern Ireland, and he believes that to learn new life skills, there must be an element of fun and people should be prepared through knowledge to deal with all situations.